This is just a quick post to get some basic information, tour dates, photos, and setlists online, as soon as possible.
His songs seemed really dark, topics included cutting, watching the night sky, and loneliness... Sometime the beats seemed like an unreleased disco album from the Cure.
Mr. Kitty's latest release Fragments came out August 25, 2015.
"It's been a long time since I've been here," IAMX's frontman Chris Corner noted since his last local appearance at the 7th Street Entry in October 2007.
If you didn't know, Corner is formerly from the trip-hop Sneaker Pimps band... but since forming IAMX, Corner's music sounds more like electronic/goth dance music.
When they play live, they all get dressed up in black outfits (well except for the drummer, who is 98% naked). There are three video projections, featuring videos that matched and synced with the energetic live performance. According to Corner, he personally filmed and edited these custom visuals for the live show. They seemed inspired by NIN or Tool's disturbing videos.
Bassist/keyboardist Janine Gezang was really fun to watch. She provided a lot of backup vocals, as well as singing on some songs... and would often hype up the crowd with her encouragement.
More details later.
IAMX's latest album Metanoia came out October 2nd via Metropolis Records (the same label who signed KMFDM and recently Skinny Puppy).
10/22/15 Detroit, MI Shelter
10/23/15 Toronto, ON Lee's Palace
10/24/15 Montreal, QC Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
10/26/15 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
10/27/15 Philadelphia, PA Underground Arts
10/28/15 Washington, DC U Street Music Hall
10/30/15 New York, NY Webster Hall
11/05/15 Utrecht, Netherlands Tivoli De Helling
11/09/15 London, United Kingdom Koko
IAMX at the Varsity Theater, Minneapolis (19 October 2015)